A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 307,555
Currently Running With Scissors:
479 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: A new cover for old footstool.  (Read 1293 times)
Tags for this thread: footstool  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Purrrna
« on: August 21, 2011 08:09:18 AM »

We had this ugly as hell matress-footstool-thingy (does that make sense?) and our three cats did terrible things to its cover. (In the pic is one of the suspects, Mato.) You can see the vomit-like colour and texture from the 80's. *shivers*


But, becaude it's a must-have at our place (spare bed u know) I decided that I won't throw it out the balcony. So, it waited like 6 months naked on our floor, collected a huge amount of cathair every week and I lost my sanity vacuuming-cleaning it. I almost gave up. Then I realized, it needs a cover that doesn't collect all the cathair from entire apartment and is cool-looking too. And the result is;


Faux leather! This is soooo easy to clean, I don't have to vacuum-clean it, just wipe it with a cleaningcloth! I added a metal-zipper so it can be easily removed when we need the sparebed. Smiley

Thanks for looking, c&c are welcome!
And sorry again about the bad grammar...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worth while?" Death thought about it "Cats," he said eventually, "Cats are Nice
-Terry Pratchett-
EllaRain
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2011 10:13:02 AM »

That old fabric just looks irresistible to cats. I bet it made a really good scratching post  Wink. The new cover looks great and adding the zipper was genius.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. . . . I would rather have cheese.
http://pinterest.com/ellaraindrop/
Sparkly Sharp Fabulous
Sparkly Sharp and Fabulous
Offline Offline

Posts: 420
Joined: 14-Aug-2011

View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2011 11:06:55 AM »

What a great idea! Good work!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Craft Challenge #117 Announced – Gingerbread House Contest!
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Tabletop Holiday Trees
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Bingo

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.